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not know if the health-care cost dragon has been slain or is just hibernating. how much of the slow increase comes from the sluggish economic recovery where people without insurance postpone care over which they don't have any kind of discretion at all, and what about the chronic conditions that continued the development of more sophisticated and expensive treatments and tasks? and for the most expensive health care program there is the fact that 10,000 baby boomers are joining me in the over 65 club every day. despite the encouraging numbers about 2011 there is still a lot about this issue to be discussed and analyzed. and here we are with what i think is going to be a very good program on that topic. we are fairly pleased to have, as our partner in today's program, the commonwealth fund. and we are especially pleased to have as our co-moderator today, dr. david blumenthal. i will mention that his policy an analyst -- on top of his policy and analytical expertise he is a care -- welcome to your first online briefing as the head of commonwealth. we are pleased to have you here. >> i
to testify earlier but had to postpone due to a healthcare. jennifer griffin is live at the state department. what are the biggest unanswered questions that secretary clinton will face tomorrow from the house and senate foreign affair committees? >> reporter: there are so many unanswered questions. for one fox news has learned from senior defense officials that the state department asked a fast team of marines who were being sent from rota, spain to deplane off of their plane and change out of their military aoup forms int uniforms inch and change into civilian clothes. that delayed their time. they were being tenth to tripoli, not to benge so they would not have saved any lives that night. what that indicates is reluctance to send in military help that night, and i think that is a question that secretary hillary clinton will be asked by the foreign affairs and the senate foreign affairs committee tomorrow on capitol hill. we also understand this was a decision by secretary of state clinton, and state department undersecretary of management patrick kennedy not to send a team or mobilize the
. for purposes of rallying public opinion behind issues like healthcare. the obama for america structure did not have the same kind of punch outside of a presidential election year that it did in 2008 and 2012. it will be interesting to see if they figure out how to unlock that forced and make it work this time. host: is that due to the agenda of the first term rather than not effectively using them? some pointed to the speech citing, liberal,. rists.r guest: those things dovetailed together. his grassroots support is more liberal than centrisrt. host: in "the new york times" -- guest: that is true. political cycles start much earlier than they have in the past. it is always hard to predict how long a presidential impact will last. if the democrats were to pick up seats in the senate or take back the house and 2014. it could extend his ability to get more done later in his term. at the white house, if you ask him about the timetables they have, they are very acutely aware of the risks of waiting beyond this year or early next year. they have got a lot of stuff backed up already. really testi
to be a problem. host: one of our callers earlier talked about the federal health-care law and how realistic is dealing with it -- how real estate is dealing with it. can you still hear me? we can still hear you, can you hear us? i think we are having some phone issues. we will see if we can straighten that out. in the meantime we will go to a few more calls. let us go to holbrook, massachusetts on the democrats' line. caller: and i am greatly pleased with the job the governor is doing. the only thing that comes to mind is the vacant senate seat. patrick should nominate martha kolbe who is currently a -- currently an attorney general in that state. host: we will go to diane. would you think is going on in south dakota? caller: there is a lot going on here. i have lived here since 1979. the economy here has changed since then. we are in a mild recession. one thing going on here in hot springs where i live is, and they are planning to close our va hospital here. that is a big issue for not only south dakota but wyoming, nebraska, north dakota. people come from all over montana to go to our va.
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are paying that much money for their coaches. >> ridiculous. >> they work on, you know a decent healthcare system for the residents of their southern states or anything like that. >> all about tall. not only in the south. yes, big sgoiment today. how long have we been talking aboutdisappointment today. how long have we been talking about the importance of the filibuster. the senate is broken. they can't get any damn thing done because the republicans have taken what used to be a rare occasion, a rare practice when somebody felt so strongly about some big bill that they would actually say, no, i single-handedly am going to stop this clock. i am going to stop the processes from working. i am going to stand up and i am going to talk until i am blue in the face or have to pee, whichever comes first, to try to block this from coming to a vote. it's rare and the point is, you actually had to do it. if you threatened you were going to filibuster you had to show your stuff. i mean the record is held by strom thurman whom hated the civil rights bill so much, mr. dixiecr
healthcare law. steven moore is a senior economic writer for the "wall street journal" to explain that. steven, good morning to you. >> hi, bill, good morning. bill: how would this work. >> the big issue with respect to legalizing these 8, 10, 12 million people who are here illegally is will they become eligible for all these government benefits this. is a big concern. i'm as proimmigration as anyone, i think immigration is one of our great sassett as a country. i have a concern offering food stamps, health benefits, welfare benefits to immigrants who come here we. want immigrants who want to come here and work and be productive citizens. we don't want our welfare system to become a nag net. this will be a big issue in that bill that you were just discussing with brit hume. bill: i'm reading from the hill.com. assuming a final deal paves the way for undocumented immigrants to receive papers, assuming, do we know that to be the case? >> well the bill is still being written. we don't know exactly what kind of benefits these immigrants will be eligible for. these are people who are alread
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, they would not be accessing obamacare, they would not get healthcare, they would not get federal government subsidies during that time as they are applying for their citizenship. so, these are things that are all going to be ironed out on capitol hill. the question is, how much opposition will there be, considering that republicans look at the political landscape that has changed? i mean mitt romney lost to 27% of the latino vote in november. that is a big demographic shift towards the democrats and republicans are looking at tha. jon: i also remembered when ronald reagan signed the immigration act of 1986 that was supposed to end the illegal immigration problem once and for all and here we are with 11 or so million illegal aliens back in this country. is there the feeling that this could fix it once and for all? >> reporter: i think there are skeptics on both sides of the aisle. i do think that the focus on security along the border is being first, and that was tried in 2007, you'll remember by president george w. bush and senator mccain, frankly, and that focus first is really what this p
, healthcare and limiting the government spending. >>> hillary clinton has been called first lady, senator and secretary of state. what about noble peace prize winner. a petition popped up on-line urging the noble committee to recognize hillary and her husband bill for their humanitarian work around the globe. meanwhile democrats posted their own on-line tribute to her. on the web site they posted their own petition to thank clinton as she is stepping down as secretary of state. those are your headlines. >> thank you so much, ainsley. a supermarket you know well in the south. the fresh market. ainsley was enlightening us about. it's beautiful. flowers, fresh gourmet coffee. an experience to go shopping there. >> a little pricey. >> they would be having a sale for milk. 2.99 sale for a gallon of milk. you go in pick up other items you will save a little money on milk. not so fast. state regulators are put the smack down on your cheap milk if you live in the south. >> kind of amazing. the rationale of course is that milk is a commodity it is supported by u.s. taxpayers. we guarantee them a b
understand it was the fastest growing area of spending, rising health-care costs. we need to change the way we pay for health care in this country so its value-based and no longer volume based. would that help improve the fiscal outlook if we could make that conversion to a different payment system? >> yes. i do not want to speak for my bosses. we are coming out with a report where we look specifically at this question. one of the areas we focus on, we have to look away from the payment system to a more orderly system and moved it away. we believe that will help control costs overall in the medicare area. that also, since 50% of health care -- i knew you were involved in that work. a comparable bowl record is coming up. i appreciated mr. brady's comment. moving to equality-based reimbursement system. that will be key to the fiscal outlook. there is a lot we could follow up on. thank you for this during -- hearing. >> recognized for five minutes. >> thank you. i have been listening to this testimony all afternoon and i have to say, i am embarrassed to hear some of the comments that have been
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